Richard Asten

On Thursday evening, June 11, 1998, Police Sergeant Richard J. Asten was killed when he was struck by a stolen vehicle being pursued by another officer. Asten was on duty in northwest Kansas City when he learned of the pursuit and realized that the vehicle was headed...

Lawrence Latimer Eats Spit Devil & Dies

KANSAS CITY – Lawrence Lee Latimer, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Harvey Latimer, died here last night from the effects of eating a “spit devil,” an explosive substance used in Fourth of July celebration. The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas. Friday,...

Colin Cable Drug Store Robbed

KANSAS CITY, KS – At 4:30 o’clock on the morning of the 23d two white men entered the drug store of Colin Cable, Kansas City, Kan., and robbed the night clerk of $ 195. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895. Page 5. (c) Transcribed by...

The Muncie Murder

The Muncie Murder John D. Webb, who is now in jail in this city, charged with the murder of Doc. Garrison, confessed last week that he was present when Garrison was killed, with intent to help rob him, claims that his confederate and fellow prisoner, Robert Hart...